2015 has provided rich gifts of live performances by the best of artists from around the world to the world through live online streaming that continues into 2016. America, as a lighthouse in the world’s darkness, gives its most gracious, free, healing gifts to the nations through streaming technologies. On December 29, the top performing arts streaming site from the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage announces, “The Holocaust Survivor Band presents L’Chaim to Life, A Sentimental Journey of Music and Song. This Holocaust Survivor Klezmer Band present a late Hannukkah celebration. This duo, formed by drummer Saul Dreier and accordionist Reuwen (“Ruby”) Sosnowicz, works to preserve and share Jewish music and culture. These Holocaust survivors honor life and healing through music. Daily the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage presents free live and filmed performances of the best artists from around the world
On December 29, Your Classical.org anounces its streaming of Andrea Zani, Divertimento No. 5 with Lena Neudauer on violin and Martin Rummel on cello and much more. Daily Classical.org streams a special performance and the best of curated music in categories such as; Relaxation, Energy, Movies, Choral, Lullabies, Symphony and much more. Your Classical.org is the top site for free streamed music.
On December 29, another top site for live, filmed, free online performance streaming in 2015 and continuing into 2016 is from St. Olaf College. This site provides live and filmed streaming of chapel services, morning prayers, choral and instrumental performances and much more. St. Olaf College is a liberal arts, Lutheran college that is known for its exquisite music and performing arts events.
PBS.org and its local affiliate stations stream free online some of the best performances. It streams from its Great Performances, Andrea Bocelli’s Cinema concert. They stream a John Williams concert. They also stream a Julie Andrew’s special for New Year 2016.
Idea Stream.org is one of the best local PBS stations for live streaming of PBS content. Viewers can watch their favorite PBS programming streamed from this site. PBS’s Great Performances are streamed free from this site to the world, along with PBS’s rich array of programming.
Another top local PBS station for streaming of special PBS events is KPBS. They stream many of the PBS special filmed performance events such as Giada Vlenti: From Venice with Love. They stream many performance and cultural events from their site in San Diego. They also stream local performances.
Broadway World. com streams free Broadway performances online. These performances include: The Wiz, Norm Lewis’ Swingin Christmas, and The Year That Was- Celebrating the Musicals of 2015. This site also provides the latest news, interviews, Tony Award coverage and much more.
National and local holiday parades and events are streamed online by many news sources and networks. Museums and concert halls across the nation stream wonderful performance events, such as the Cleveland Violins of Hope, related to the Holocaust and Jewish culture played on the violins by Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Institute of Music musicians. The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage also provides a major exhibition of the violins, including historical materials, multimedia experiences, and live performances. New York’s Metropolitan Art Museum also streams live musical performances. Further, The Lincoln Center in NYC streams its performances. The best in national and local performing arts events today are often streamed free online for the world’s enjoyment, entertainment and edification. These performance gifts to the world are some of America’s finest exports.
With a simple click on streaming sites, enjoy the best and most beautiful free performances and music from around the world for the rest of the holiday season and into 2016. (With a cable adaptor viewers can even connect their laptops to their television screens.) Let the beauty of great performances fill and lift your hearts and souls with its wonder, hope, and joy! Happy Holidays!